The 2015 tax season is the first time individuals and families will be asked on their tax returns for some basic information regarding their health coverage.
Date: February 25, 2015, 2 p.m. Eastern Time
Many people now have health insurance but may not know how to use it. This webinar will discuss how to read your insurance card, how to find a doctor, what you need to know to make an appointment, and what to do in case you have a health emergency. Key terms will be discussed as well as recommended health screenings.
Date: March 5, 2015, 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Join this webinar to learn more about special enrollment periods and how to enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace. For those who are uninsured and don't qualify for the special enrollment period, learn what resources are available and when to enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Date: March 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time
This webinar will discuss the use of evidence-based medication treatment for pathological gambling. In addition, the webinar will discuss how medication and psychotherapy can work together to improve outcomes for people struggling with gambling problems. (Registration closes 3/5/2015)
Date: March 12, 2015, 11:45-1:30 p.m. CST
This webinar will review the medications linked to problem gambling (and other compulsive behaviors) during treatment of Parkinson disease and restless legs syndrome. Other risk factors for these behaviors and a treatment approach will also be discussed. (Registration closes 4/1/2015)
Date: April 8, 2015, 11:45-1:30 p.m. CST
The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention’s Research Prioritization Task Force (RPTF) released A Prioritized Research Agenda for Suicide Prevention: An Action Plan to Save Lives, which outlines the research areas that show the most promise in helping to reduce the rates of suicide attempts and deaths in the next 5-10 years.
The Prioritized Research Agenda is organized around six key questions, each of which will be addressed in a series of webinars sponsored by the National Council for Behavioral Health in collaboration with the Action Alliance and the National Institute of Mental Health.
January 29 — Why do people become suicidal?
February 24 — How can we better detect/predict suicide risk?
April 2 — What interventions prevent suicidal behavior?
April 29 — What are the most effective services to treat and prevent suicidal behavior?
May 27 — What suicide interventions outside of health care settings reduce risk?
June 24 — What research infrastructure do we need to reduce suicidal behavior?
This series provides an opportunity to learn about critical behavioral health conditions and problems affecting older adults, including prescription medication misuse and abuse, suicide, depression, and anxiety and evidence-based prevention and treatment programs to address these problems.
This training is intended for victim service providers who work within an agency that is interested in and willing to implement policies, supervisory techniques, and training that support resiliency.